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RMJ. 2019; 44(2): 272-275

Comparison of pulse pressure between obese and non-obese type II diabetics

Umema Zafar, Junaid Ahsan, Nimra Zafar, Madiha Khattak.

Objective: To compare the pulse pressure (PP) values between obese and non-obese type II diabetics.
Methodology: This cross sectional study was conducted at Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan from April 1 to August 30, 2017. Patients who were type II Diabetic and were greater than age 40 were selected. They were then divided into obese and non-obese category based on their BMI. Their blood pressure and pulse pressure determined.
Results: Out of 70 patients, 28 (40%) were obese and 42 (60%) non-obese. There was no significant difference between the pulse pressures of the two groups (p=0.626). Mean BMI of the two categories was significantly different (p

Key words: Pulse pressure, obesity, diabetes mellitus, blood pressure.

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